Stopped Transcarpathian wood-chemical plant still contaminates Tisza

The danger of the past. In Transcarpathia wood-chemical plant is not working for seven years, but is still a threat to the environment. So far in its territory contains more than a thousand tons of toxic substances. Ground within a mile dirty. Drink water from wells can not. Moreover, the chemicals are washed into the Tisza — drinking source for the three countries — Hungary, Romania and Ukraine. Theme continues — Marina Koval.

This well a few meters from the fence of the former forestry in Great Bychkova environmentalists drilled last week. Black water — the result

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Snowfalls in Austria. Picture story

Heavy snowfall hit the mountains of Austria. As they say forecasters, such a phenomenon was not observed in the country since 1936. On roads and streets withdrawn promptly snowplows. Some ski resorts already have a snow cover of 50 cm to 80 cm, and so the three resorts of the country urgently open the winter season.

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The swimming season in Kostroma threatened by water quality at beaches

The swimming season in Kostroma, which usually opens on 1 June this year may not start due to the fact that, according to Rospotrebnadzor, the water quality at the beach does not meet sanitary standards, meanwhile, Kostroma authorities see no need to worry.

"According to the Administration of Kostroma, the results of studies carried out on May 16, showed that the samples of soil and water to meet sanitary and hygienic requirements. Rospotrebnadzor Kostroma region with this conclusion does not agree," — said the regional administration.

At a daily briefing on Monday in the administration of Governor Sergei Sitnikov recommended

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The German eggs found dioxin

Nearly a thousand farms of chickens, turkeys and pigs in Germany ceased delivery of products after finding dioxin in eggs. "It will last at least a month for the inspection," — said the press secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture of Lower Saxony, where the main farm for the production of meat products.

Farms received feed with dioxin from manufacturer Harles & Jentzsch Uetersena of northern Germany. According to the German Federation of Agricultural Producers, the company Harles & Jentzsch, in turn, received fatty acids, poisoned with dioxin, the supplier of the Netherlands, which, in turn, receive the necessary material

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Sinkhole in Ulyanovsk

Dimensions formed failure is such that it can fit easily KamAZ.Ogromnaya hole appeared in the road near the city hall of Ulyanovsk. According to witnesses, the pit has been growing very rapidly and only by luck in the resulting failure is not got no car.

Recall that these holes appear near Ulyanovsk city hall is not the first time. Year and a half ago, a hole appeared in failed "Lada" fourth model. Then it (well) just filled gravel. The same fate awaited the present failure. For a short time it is fully dissolved.

The press service of

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Huge landslide in Virginia, USA

A giant landslide in Stafford County threatens to engulf two homes. The Earth began to crumble at the weekend, causing residents of nearby houses were evacuated and gas communications and electricity disconnected.

In the cemetery of some birds become squares and parks of Vologda

Vologda finding dozens of dead birds. People are concerned about the possible spread of various infections.

Sunday walk in the park for Vologzhanina Alexei was unpleasant — he found several dead birds: "On Sunday, walking at the military cemetery — counted 10 bodies of crows and jackdaws. Then in the park veterans found dead — and fresh and decomposed. Our home is probably the bird fell two months ago, and now I've seen fresh corpses. I think this is the bird flu. I do not like dead birds, which lay on the military cemetery, because I do not want

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Flooding in Kharkiv region

The village Krishtopovka, Kharkiv region fell in a few hours more than the monthly rainfall. Feed is literally washed away everything in its path.

In northern Chile earthquake with magnitude 6.0

6.0-magnitude earthquake occurred in northern Chile. Information on casualties or damage were reported. According to the Institute of Geophysics of the University of Chile, the epicenter of the earthquake was 60 kilometers from the city of Taltal and 1400 kilometers north of the capital, Santiago. Its center lies at a depth of 47 kilometers. Fluctuations in the Earth's crust were felt in several settlements, whose residents as a precaution for a time from their homes, according to ITAR-TASS. Chile still can not fully recover from the effects of the most powerful 8.8-magnitude earthquake that shook the country February 27,

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Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred in the Gulf of Aden

Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred on Thursday night in the Gulf of Aden to the north-east Africa, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Tremors were registered Wednesday to 23.36 local time (00.36 MSK Thursday). The epicenter was located 152 kilometers south-east of the Yemeni town of Zinjibar, the focus lies at a depth of 10 kilometers.

Information on casualties or damage were reported.

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